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1,3-Propanediol (biobased)

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company

Description :
Two brands of biobased 1,3-propanediol are available depending on the application.
Zemea propanediol is ideally suited for consumer applications and used in cosmetics, personal care and home care applications.
Susterra propanediol is used in industrial applications such as polyurethanes, coatings, heat transfer fluids, unsaturated polyester resins, and deicing fluids.

Product family :
Intermediate products > Solvents

Sectors/Markets :


Bio-based content
Corn Glucose
100%, Calculated by weight percentage

Environmental gain
A peer reviewed life cycle analysis comparing the production of biobased propanediol vs petroleum-based propanediol and petroleum-based propylene glycol show significant decreases in greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption in the production of biobased propanediol.

Geographical target markets, Manufacturing place, Place of supply in plant biomass, Standards - Labels
Last update 04/09/2014
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